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Roger MacDougall

ROGER MACDOUGALL

  (1910 - 1993)

Nationality:    Scottish
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Roger MacDougall was born on august 2nd 1910 in Bearsden, Dumbartonshire, Scotland. He was married to documentary film director Renee Dunlop. In 1955 he developed multiple sclerosis which crippled him for most of his life. He wrote numerous screenplays including "Midnight In the Wax Museum" (1936) and "the Mouse That Roared" (1959).

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below is a list of Roger MacDougall's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Delegate, The         Double Image         Escapade         Facts Of Life, The         Gentle Gunman, The         Hide And Seek         Jack In the Box         Macadam And Eve         Man In A White Suit, The         To Dorothy, A Son         Trouble With Father



Delegate, The

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Double Image

Synopsis:
Who killed Uncle ernest? David or Julian? and does David actually exist?

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written with Ted Allan, from story by Roy Vickers

1st Produced:
London    1956

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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1957   -

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adaptation

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Escapade

Escapade
the Hampden boys are in great trouble at school. the eldest made a blunderbuss and shot the science teacher. then all three brothers stole a plane from a nearby airfield and have flown to Luxembourg

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Heinemann educational Books Ltd, 1968   978-0435225636

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Facts Of Life, The

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Teenager Jonathan has been staying out late on Wednesdays and Saturdays. He will not tell his parents what he is up to. His birthday is due but when asked what present he would like he says that he has everything he needs. then a much older blousy woman turns up saying that Jonathan owes her 5. With the aid of Jonathan's grandparents his parents discover that Jonathan is running a betting syndicate at the greyhound racing track. He has a great flair for mathematics and has put this to great use - a suitcase with 25,000 is found in his bedroom.

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Samuel French Ltd, London   -

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Genre:
Comedy

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Male:  4            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Gentle Gunman, The

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-    1950

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Evans, London 1951   -

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Hide And Seek

Synopsis:
at a research laboratory scientists have made some chicken eggs radioactive. a boy being shown around the laboratory takes one of the eggs.

Notes:
written by Roger MacDougall And Stanley Mann

1st Produced:
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York    1957

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Play/Drama

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Male:  5            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Jack In the Box

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London    1971

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Macadam And Eve

Synopsis:
adam turns up at a Scottish holiday resort. He is immortal having gone from the Garden of eden to being the Wandering Jew and then Shakespeare. He is still tortured by memories of eve

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1st Produced:
-    1950

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Evans, London 1952   -

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National Library of Scotland ref: Traverse - acc.9830/37

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Man In A White Suit, The

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Pitlochry, Perthshire    1954

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To Dorothy, A Son

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To gain an inheritance an American woman travels to London to prevent her ex-husband having any more children

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Evans, London,    -

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Genre:
Comedy

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Male:  5            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Trouble With Father

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1st Produced:
Northampton    1964

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